Check out the graphics below to learn how you can reuse more at Home, at Work and at Play

At Home

Buy (or donate) pre-loved instead of new with Irish Charity Shops; social enterprises (Limerick, CorkKerry, Longford), Babymarket, vintage stores & markets

Repair or revive appliances with an authorised repair person, the Repair Directory or local sources

Upcycle exisiting or buy upcycled for that special touch. Try social enterprises (Dublin, Limerick, Cork, Kerry, Longford)

Borrow cookbooks or infrequently used items, like ice cream makers. Try your local libraryWeShare, a family member or neighbour

Refill reusable containers & bags when shopping or packing food for on the go

Swap anything, even the kitchen sink, for free on WeShare, or trade with Adverts, Done Deal & Facebook groups

At Work

Buy (or donate) pre-loved treasures instead of new. Try Irish Charity Shops, social enterprises (LimerickCorkKerry,   Longford), vintage stores & markets

Upcycle existing or buy upcycled furniture or office clothes for that special touch. Try social enterprises (Dublin, Limerick, Cork, Kerry, Longford)

Reuse coffee cups and water bottles when on the go. See Conscious cupRefill Ireland

Repair or revive office equipment with an authorised repair person, the Repair Directory or local sources

Donate surplus computers to authorised refurbishers, Rehab Recycle  or  Camara, food to FoodCloud, packaging to ReCreate 

Swap stationery & office furniture for free on WeShare, or trade with Adverts, Done Deal

Borrow books or specialised equipment. Try your local library  or online platform WeShare 

At Play

Buy (or donate) pre-loved bicycles and play equipment instead of new. Try social enterprise (Dublin, Belfast), or other second hand markets and more or Adverts, Done Deal online.

Swap tools, plants for free with WeShare, or try starting a community tool share

Upcycle or buy upcycled furniture from Irish Charity Shops, social enterprises (DublinLimerickCorkKerry,   Longford) or paint (Dublin, Limerick) to jazz up the garden

Refill reusable bottles when outdoors or on the go (Refill Ireland) and get reusable picnic gear

Repair or revive tools & gadgets. Try the Repair Directory or local sources

Borrow or rent outdoor or sports equipment. Try WeShare to swap or share.

These reuse scenes were developed by CRNI on behalf of the three Regional Waste Management Offices for National Reuse Month 2018.

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EPA Circular Economy Programme

CRNI supports its members and works to mainstream reuse thanks to core funding provided by the EPA under the Circular Economy Programme.

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Green + Social Virtual Trade Fair

CRNI’s Green + Social Virtual Trade Fair is funded by Ireland’s Regional Waste Management Plan Offices. This innovative virtual platform is open 24/7 and gives visitors the opportunity to explore green and social procurement opportunities provided by reuse, repair and recycling social enterprises and community-based organisations across Ireland.

Access the Green + Social Virtual Trade Fair here.

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